California real estate practitioners should understand that their real estate license actually allows them to operate under an exception to the general rule that people are not allowed to practice law without being an active member of the State Bar of California. In other words California real estate licensees are in effect permitted to "practice law" within a narrow defined field covered by the California real estate licensing laws. This manual will address the scope of permitted activities and how not to cross over the line into areas where an attorney should be involved.
Written for corporate real estate managers, this is a comprehensive practical guide to the selection, management, and disposal of corporate real estate properties in both the home and foreign countries. The author focuses on the management of the real assets of U.S.-based multinationals, although the discussion can be applied to multinational company management of worldwide real estate regardless of headquarters country. Among the key topics addressed are the ways in which a corporate real estate department can be most effectively organized, the need for computerization in the management of diverse properties in a variety of locations, leasing property, tax management, risk analysis and management, and real estate performance measurement. Throughout, the author includes details of the actual experiences of leading U.S. multinationals to illustrate the unique problems associated with various national and local real estate markets around the globe. Hines begins by offering some suggestions for corporate policy formulation aimed at guiding decisionmaking in the acquisition, development, and divestiture of property related to company operations. She addresses the lease-or-buy decision, demonstrating that the decision depends on the nature of the corporate real assets, the need for security, and the availability of funds. A separate chapter addresses the widely varying leasing conditions and terms that are encountered around the world. Since income, value-added, sales, withholding, and ad valorem property taxes affect country and site selections as well as company profitability, Hines provides an in-depth treatment of tax management from the perspective of the corporate real estate decisionmaker. Global real estate risk management also receives extended coverage. The final chapter shows how to measure real estate performance and demonstrates that global real estate holdings can and should be viewed as global portfolios with overall returns and risks--rather than as individual buildings with individual profit-and-loss profiles.
In My Real Estate Diary I share with you what I have learned when it comes to looking for Real Estate in New York. you will learn about what kind of loan do you need to purchase a home. What to look for when dealing with Real Estate Agents. Why you should stay away from housing auctions.The best area's to look for houses. How much down payment money you're going to need to purchase your first or second house. This book gives you the true real estate experience from a person who has seen the good, bad and ugly side of New York Real Estate.
There has been a resurgence of interest in the problem of realism, the idea that the world exists in the way it does independently of the mind, within contemporary Continental philosophy. Many, if not most, of those writing on the topic demonstrates attitudes that range from mild skepticism to outright hostility. Richard Sebold argues that the problem with this is that realism is correct and that the question should then become: what happens to Continental philosophy if it is committed to the denial of a true doctrine? Sebold outlines the reasons why realism is superior to anti-realism and shows how Continental philosophical arguments against realism fail. Focusing on the work of four important philosophers, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, and Husserl, all of who have had a profound influence on more recent thinkers, he provides alternative ways of interpreting their apparently anti-realist sentiments and demonstrates that the insights of these Continental philosophers are nevertheless valuable, despite their problematic metaphysical beliefs.
A diverse estate, including Ivinghoe Beacon and Hills: an important habitat for orchids and butterflies, as well as a historic Iron Age hill fort. Ashridge woods contain many species of bird and insect, as well as fungi and deer, and Pitstone Hill and Windmill is one of England's oldest surviving postmills, dating from around 1627.
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